[Marxism] NYFCO award ceremony

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Dec 11 15:42:20 MST 2005


I spent three hours this afternoon voting for best picture, etc., with my 
colleagues in NY Film Critics Online. As you might have guessed, none of my 
picks coincided with the NYFCO, which are reported here:

http://goldderby.latimes.com/awards_goldderby/2005/12/squid_wins_best.html#more

BEST PICTURE
"The Squid & the Whale"

BEST DIRECTOR
Fernando Meirelles, "The Constant Gardener"

BEST ACTOR
Philip Seymour Hoffman, "Capote"

BEST ACTRESS
Keira Knightley, "Pride & Prejudice"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Oliver Platt, "Casanova"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Amy Adams, "Junebug"

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMER
Terrence Howard, "Hustle & Flow," "Crash," "Four Brothers," "Get Rich or 
Die Tryin'"

BEST ANIMATED FILM
"Wallace & Gromit"

BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR
Paul Haggis, "Crash"

BEST SCREENPLAY
Paul Haggis, "Crash"

BEST DOCUMENTARY
"Grizzly Man"

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
"Downfall

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
"March of the Penguins"

BEST ANIMATED FILM
"Wallace & Gromit"

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Here is what I voted for. All of the films are reviewed here 
http://www.columbia.edu/~lnp3/mydocs/culture.htm:

BEST DIRECTOR
George Romero, "Land of the Dead"

BEST ACTOR
Bruno Ganz, "Downfall"

BEST ACTRESS
Olga Landina, "Schizo"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Yun-shik Baek, "Save the Green Planet"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jeong-min Hwang, "Save the Green Planet"

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMER
Max Riemelt, "Before the Fall (Napola)'"

BEST ANIMATED FILM
no vote in this category

BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR
Gulshat Omarova, "Schizo"

BEST SCREENPLAY
Bernd Eichinger, "Downfall"

BEST DOCUMENTARY
"The Future of Food"

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
"Before the Fall"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
"March of the Penguins"






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